Grand Canyon State Bernese Mountain Dog Club

Calendar of Events

Learn more about the Bernese Mountain Dog, especially if you are considering purchase of a puppy or looking for a rescue Berner, on our Breed Info page.

Breed Info

Click here to see a club photos and a listing of the GCSBMDC 2020 award winners.

The Grand Canyon State Bernese Mountain Dog Club is southern Arizona’s regional breed club associated with the Bernese Mountain Dog Club of America and we welcome all Bernese owners, prospective owners and admirers. You are welcome to join us at any of our fun events and can check out our Calendar page for a list. If you would like to learn more about Bernese Mountain Dogs, we provide an opportunity to meet Bernese owners and their dogs (see our Breed Info page.) The club also provides current Bernese owners with a support network to share experiences and information. You are welcome to contact any of our members for more information about the GCSBMDC.

Check out GCSBMDC events, meetings and activities on our Calendar page. You will also find a schedule of upcoming shows and other events of interest to the dog community.


The March 11th Regional Specialty and the all-breed Heart of the Desert Cluster have been cancelled. However, the GCSBMDC has been able to schedule two days of independent specialties on March 6 & 7 at the Royal Arabian Ranch in Mesa, Arizona. Saturday will have Sweeps, Beginner Puppy and Conformation. Laura Fourre Honstetter is judging Sweeps and Dr. Mimi Brown is judging Puppies and Conformation. Sunday will have all-breed Junior Showmanship and Conformation with Clay Coady judging both. Click this link to see the premium list. Entries close February 17th and the site for online entry will be